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Mormon leader tells Black Leadership Summit that religious liberty means 'fairness for all'

Mormon leader tells Black Leadership Summit that religious liberty means 'fairness for all'

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PRINCETON, New Jersey — When the Boston-based Seymour Institute for Black Church and Policy Studies was planning the agenda for its three-day leadership seminar focusing on religious freedom, institute leaders turned to an ally with experience on the topic at hand — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The purpose of this week’s Seymour-sponsored Black Leadership Summit “is working to advance a new, national conversation about the relationship between religious freedom as a human right and the demands of justice for the poor,” said the Rev. Eugene F. Rivers III, institute founder and president.

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